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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4045 192nd (Current)

An Act establishing an arrearage relief fund

By Ms. Uyterhoeven of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4045) of Erika Uyterhoeven, Mike Connolly and Lindsay N. Sabadosa for legislation to provide universal arrearage relief to the ratepayers of the Commonwealth to address utility debts as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

Bill Information

Erika Uyterhoeven
Referred to Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith universal arrearage relief to the ratepayers of the commonwealth to address mounting utility debt as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Name District/Address
Erika Uyterhoeven 27th Middlesex
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Christine P. Barber 34th Middlesex
Steven C. Owens 29th Middlesex
Danillo A. Sena 37th Middlesex
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex

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